CPD Understanding Anxiety

Are you looking to increase your understanding of anxiety by completing an anxiety training course? This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand the causes and effects of anxiety, along with its management.


Section 1: The meaning of 'anxiety' and 'panic attack'

In this section, you will learn what is meant by the terms ‘anxiety’ and ‘panic attack’.

Section 2: Causes of anxiety

You will study the possible causes of anxiety in this section.

Section 3: The effects of anxiety

This section covers the physical and emotional symptoms of anxiety and the effects of anxiety on an individual and their family and friends.

Section 4: How ways of thinking and behaving affect anxiety

You will look at what happens in a cycle of negative thinking, how an individual's personality and outlook on life can increase or decrease anxiety and the effects of positive thinking.

Section 5: Anxiety management and support

In this section, you will cover examples of self-help for anxiety, activities to manage anxiety, and local support and treatment.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.

Key Information

Course Length 4 hours
Course Level Level CPD
Learning Method(s)

Online learning
materials with
online assessment